TELE COLUMBUS AG (FRA:DE000TCA) Tele Columbus AG: Capital increase as a result of full exercise of greenshoe option

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30/01/2015 18:55
Tele Columbus AG / Key word(s): Capital Increase 30.01.2015 18:55 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tele Columbus AG - Capital increase as a result of full exercise of greenshoe option Berlin, 30 January 2015. Tele Columbus AG (ISIN: DE000TCAG172, WKN: TCAG17) announces that J.P. Morgan Securities plc has today, on 30 January 2015, fully exercised the greenshoe option of purchasing 3,333,333 newly issued shares in Tele Columbus AG at the offer price of EUR 10.00 offered to the underwriters by the company as part of its initial public offering of shares in Tele Columbus AG. As a result, 3,333,333 shares which were already placed in connection with the IPO as part of the over-allotment from the holdings of Tele Columbus Management S.à r.l., Luxembourg, remain placed with third-party investors. With the approval of the company's Supervisory Board, Tele Columbus AG's Executive Board will today pass a resolution to issue 3,333,333 new ordinary shares from the Authorised Capital 2014 to J.P. Morgan Securities plc for the purpose of redelivery to Tele Columbus Management S.à r.l., Luxembourg, under the share loan, underlying the over-allotment. Subsequently, the current share capital of Tele Columbus AG amounting to EUR 53,358,334.00 will be raised by EUR 3,333,333.00 to EUR 56,691,667.00 upon registration of the capital increase in the Commercial Register. Through the exercise of the greenshoe option the company will receive another EUR 33.3 million from the issue of new shares after the registration of the capital increase. Thus, the total gross proceeds for the Company will amount to EUR 367 million. The full exercise of the greenshoe option and the execution of the capital increase mark the completion of Tele Columbus AG's IPO. No stabilising measures were carried out during the stabilising period from 23 January 2015 until 30 January 2015 which was terminated early. Disclaimer This ad-hoc-announcement and the information contained herein are for information purposes only and do not constitute a prospectus or an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Tele Columbus AG (the "Company") in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. These materials may not be published, distributed or transmitted, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan or South Africa. The securities of the Company may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The securities of the Company have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act or under the applicable securities laws of Australia, Canada, Japan or South Africa. The distribution of this announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Any potential offer will be made exclusively through and on the basis of a published prospectus. This announcement may include statements that are, or may be deemed to be, "forward-looking statements". These forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms "believes", "estimates", "plans", "projects", "anticipates", "expects", "intends", "may", "will" or "should" or, in each case, their negative or other variations or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy, plans, objectives, goals, future events or intentions. Forward-looking statements may and often do differ materially from actual results. Any forward-looking statements reflect the Company's current view with respect to future events and are subject to risks relating to future events and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to the Company's business, results of operations, financial position, liquidity, prospects, growth or strategies. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. None of the Company, Goldman Sachs International ("Goldman Sachs"), J.P. Morgan Securities plc ("J.P. Morgan"), Merrill Lynch International ("BofA Merrill Lynch") and Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG ("Berenberg", and, together with Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and BofA Merrill Lynch, the "Underwriters") or their respective affiliates assumes, and expressly disclaims, any obligations or undertaking to update, review or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. None of the Underwriters or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers or agents accepts any responsibility or liability whatsoever for or makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the truth, accuracy or completeness of the information in this announcement (or whether any information has been omitted from the announcement) or, with limited exception, other information relating to the Company, its subsidiaries or associated companies, whether written, oral or in a visual or electronic form, and howsoever transmitted or made available or for any loss howsoever arising from any use of this announcement or its contents or otherwise arising in connection therewith. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Information and Explaination of the Issuer to this News: About Tele Columbus The Tele Columbus Group is one of Germany's largest cable network operators. Via its origins - individual regional cable network operators that were merged into Tele Columbus - the company dates back to 1972. About 1.7 million connected households in Germany use Tele Columbus' TV signals and, increasingly, digital broadcast packages, Internet and voice connections provided via high-performance broadband cable. As a national provider with a regional focus and a partner of the housing industry, the Group is present throughout its core markets Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia as well as in numerous key regions in western Germany. In tune with current demand trends, the company is upgrading its networks in a hybrid fibre-optic infrastructure for superfast Internet connections of up to several hundred megabits per second with the state-of-the-art Internet transmission standard DOCSIS 3.0. The broadband cable caters to the entire range of innovative media applications from analogous, digital and high-definition TV to high-speed Internet and voice connections to telemetry services, tenant portals and interactive services. Beyond merely transmitting signals, Tele Columbus uses its own product platform in order to actively increase the programme offering and to develop additional services. 30.01.2015 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: Tele Columbus AG Goslarer Ufer 39 10589 Berlin Germany Phone: +49 (0)30 3388 4177 Fax: +49 (0)30 3388 9 1999 E-mail: Hannes.Lindhuber@telecolumbus.de Internet: www.telecolumbus.de ISIN: DE000TCAG172 WKN: TCAG17 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, Berlin - Tradegate Exchange, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------